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Desegregation Policy / Hesburgh / Black Inst. #205472

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 12, 1969
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(Studio) Civil Rights Commission criticizes Pres, Nixon's school desegregation policy. Notre Dame President and Commission Chairperson, Theodore Hesburgh speaks, for panel
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [HESBURGH - cites little desegregation in several S states in 15 years]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(DC) Criticism of President Nixon at institution for elected black officials. [Mayor Chapel Hill Howard LEE - says administration failed to perpetuate more than South bigotry. Hasn't dealt with blacks and poor Needs total commitment.] Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Robert Finch to speak before institution and show more schools desegregated this month than any past opening.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

(Studio) Transportation Secretary John Volpe tells institution highway projects won't be started until housing found for those to be relocated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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